Singapore March NODX falls 2.7% on-year but no broader regional export downturn seen

SINGAPORE (Apr 17): Singapore's main non-oil domestic exports (NODX) fell unexpectedly in March as shipments of both electronics and non-electronics goods slowed.

Exports of Made-in-Singapore goods fell 2.7% in March compared with a year earlier, after a revised 6.0% fall in February, trade promotion agency Enterprise Singapore said on Tuesday.

The median estimate from a poll of nine economists was for March exports to expand 0.3% from a year earlier.

Singapore March exports beat expectations as trade recovery widens

SINGAPORE (April 17): Singapore's on-year export growth beat expectations in March, thanks to a surge in petrochemical and pharmaceutical shipments, a sign the city-state's trade recovery is widening to non-electronic sectors.

Non-oil domestic exports (NODX) in March rose a more-than-expected 16.5% from a year earlier, data from trade agency International Enterprise Singapore showed on Monday.

From the previous month, exports fell a seasonally-adjusted 1.1%, a smaller-than-expected decline.

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SINGAPORE (March 6): Upcoming macro events are to drive volatility in markets this month, according to DBS Vickers Securities.

In a Monday report, analysts Janice Chua and Ling Lee Keng project that a likely March Fed rate hike could set the path for a total of four rate hikes this year, while the Dutch parliamentary elections on Mar 15 will set the stage for key elections happening across Europe.

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